May 7- General Motors Co has re-hired Steve Harris, its top spokesman during the automaker's slide into bankruptcy, as it faces a new public relations crisis caused by a deadly ignition defect that has forced it to recall 2.6 million vehicles. The move, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, will be "on a contract basis for a limited time," Martin added.» Read More
*Nat Rothschild's Twitter insult becomes a global story. LONDON, April 2- When Nat Rothschild, the co-founder of troubled miner ARMS, insulted his former investment partner on Twitter last week, he showed the power of social media for business leaders seeking publicity- but also the perils of saying the wrong thing.
Lululemon is trying to clean up its public relations issues. CNBC retail analyst Stacey Widlitz, discusses Lululemon's mixed Q4 earnings data, and the challenges facing the company.
WASHINGTON, March 6- The U.S. company that handles public relations for Russia in the United States distanced itself on Thursday from the Ukraine crisis, saying that it advises the Kremlin largely on economic development, not foreign policy.
SEATTLE, March 3- Microsoft Corp on Monday put pugnacious pollster and political adviser Mark Penn in charge of strategy but left company watchers uncertain what exactly his new role will entail.
It's rare that Hollywood can teach Corporate America something but in the case of "House of Cards," there are some great lessons for CEOs in managing the media.
SAO PAULO, Jan 31- Cetip SA Mercados Organizados, Brazil's largest securities clearinghouse, dropped plans to create a local bourse or help ATS Brasil clear and settle cash equities trades when it sets up an exchange in coming months, newspaper Valor Econômico reported on Friday.
Boeing faces a short term public-relations battle after a string of problems with its new 787 Dreamliner jet, but experts suggest that, so far, the glitches don't appear to be anything out of the ordinary for a new and highly complex aircraft.
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Damien Ma, Analyst, Eurasia Group says China's vice president Xi Jinping's trip to the U.S. is more of a get-to-know one and to establish a working relationship especially with Biden.
The genesis of social media, and the initial excitement, was that it created an online forum for raw, immediate, visceral expression. However, it is counterintuitive for these marketing executives to think they can channel that spontaneity into their well thought out, focus-group tested, messaging campaigns.
It pays to be young. but if you want to convey reliability, wisdom or gravitas, people over age 50 have the edge. See the new careers for workers over 50.
CNBC.com spoke with experts in tech, human resources, and finance to determine which professions are best for workers over 40.
Midtown Row, which launched only a couple of weeks ago, devised an ingenious PR campaign that supports what they do: Offering In-N-Out burgers, shipped frozen to your door, reports CNBC's Darren Rovell.
Facebook has layered its executive, legal, policy and communications ranks with high-powered politicos from both parties, beefing up its firepower for future battles in Washington and beyond., and is looking to add more, reports the New York Times reports.
The company is in talks with the President's former press secretary about a senior role in helping to manage communications ahead of a planned IPO, reports "The New York Times".
Gilbert Gottfried, now the former voice of the Aflac duck, was fired by his employer for jokes he made about the Japanese tsunami on twitter.
Problems at Chase's online banking service continued Wednesday, prompting outraged customers to take to their Twitter accounts to share frustration.
Brands looking to break through the blogosphere nowadays need a good pitch, some luck ... and maybe a little bacon.
A rogue JetBlue flight attendant's explanation that an uncooperative passenger caused him to melt down and slide down a parked plane's emergency chute may not hold water, the airline says in an internal memo.
For BP, a company that’s had a helluva time getting a “cup” on the Gulf of Mexico oil gusher it is responsible for, it’s now connected to another cup, the BP Crosstown Cup in Chicago. And it's a strikeout for the oil producer.